ATTENTION:

DUE TO GOVERNOR WOLF’S MARCH 27, 2020 STAY AT HOME ORDER FOR LANCASTER COUNTY, THE STAFF AT THE LANCASTER COUNTY RECORDER OF DEEDS OFFICE WILL CONTINUE TO WORK WITH A REDUCED STAFF.  ALL E-RECORDINGS WILL CONTINUE TO BE PROCESSED DAILY.  MAIL WILL BE PROCESSED ON A DELAY.

ACCORDING TO THE STATE, IF THE RECORDER’S OFFICE IS CLOSED BY THE GOVERNOR, SECRETARY OF HEALTH, AND/OR COUNTY OFFICIALS, THEN ALL NOTARY DEADLINES WILL BE EXTENDED BY OPERATION OF LAW TO THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY.  LONG TERM CLOSURES WILL MEAN LONG TERM EXTENSIONS OF TIME.  THE BEST WAY TO REACH THE STATE NOTARY BUREAU IS THE EMAIL RESOURCE ACCOUNT (ST-NOTARIES@pa.gov).  THEIR PHONE NUMBER IS 717-787-5280.

We currently recommend and encourage the e-recording of all documents and plans as these are processed on a daily basis. You can sign up by contacting the following vendors:

Simplifile: 1-800-460-5657

CSC:1-866-652-0111

EPN: 1-888-325-3365

We apologize for this inconvenience.

Thank you.

Ann M. Hess

Lancaster County Recorder of Deeds